8372/0 Adrenal cortical adenoma, pigmented


Synonyms

Black adenoma
Pigmented adenoma

Definitions

Adrenal gland
ICD-O-3 topography code: C74

A usually functioning adenoma of the adrenal cortex. Grossly, it has a dark brown appearance and is characterized by the presence of neoplastic cells containing abundant intracytoplasmic lipofuscin. It may be associated with Cushing's syndrome.